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05 Sep 2018

Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection

On Wednesday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after he complained of difficulty in breathing.

29 Aug 2018

Birth anniversary: Unbreakable records of Major Dhyan Chand

India celebrates the National Sports Day on August 29 and this day is dedicated to the late hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.

17 Aug 2018

Padma Shri
Vajpayee was fan of Pandit Jasraj; called him 'Rasraj': Budhiraja

The late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a connoisseur of poetry and music, was a fan of the 88-year-old Hindustani classical-vocalist Pandit Jasraj and called him '"Rasraj" (King of Rasas).

15 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
New book brings together Khushwant Singh's best writings on Punjab

Four years after the death of the legendary Khushwant Singh, a new book brings together some of his finest writings on his native land Punjab.

13 Aug 2018

ISRO plans to launch its TV channel for Indian kids

In a bid to promote a scientific mindset and temper among young Indians, ISRO is set to launch its own TV channel.

04 Aug 2018

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

Sania Mirza is a familiar name across Indian households for her tennis performances, and now we're going to get a film on her life.

Days before death, eminent poet Gopal Das sought mercy killing

Noted Hindi poet Gopal Das 'Neeraj', who passed away on July 19, had sought mercy killing, a letter sent to Aligarh district magistrate reveals.

07 Jun 2018

IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award-2018 to be awarded to Anupam Kher

Veteran actor Anupam Kher will be awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement honor at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Bangkok.

20 May 2018

Delhi High Court
Former Air India woman officer moves Delhi-HC over retirement-benefit suspension

Rohita Jaidka, former woman executive director of Air India, who was accused of stealing a painting by renowned artist Jatin Das, has moved the Delhi HC challenging AI's decision to suspend her post-retirement benefits.

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: Looking back at leaders' gaffes during Karnataka campaign

Before Karnataka went to vote on May 12, the state was home to political heavyweights like Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and Rahul Gandhi. Even Sonia Gandhi came to Karnataka streets to connect with citizens, for the first time after two years.

11 May 2018

Google Doodle honors dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birthday

The 100th birth anniversary of legendary classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai was celebrated today by search engine giant Google with a colourful doodle on its India homepage.

02 Apr 2018

Former skipper Dhoni to receive Padma Bhushan from President today

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni is set to receive the Padma Bhushan award from the President of India on Monday in the capital.

27 Feb 2018

Due to absence of Marathi translation, Opposition boycotts Governor's speech

In a huge embarrassment to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Opposition parties yesterday staged a walk-out during Governor C Vidyasagar Rao's speech as there was no Marathi translation available.

26 Feb 2018

Architect Hafeez offers to design 19 Railway Stations for free

Noted architect Hafeez Contractor has reportedly offered to design 19 stations across the country, including several in Mumbai free of charge, as part of a redevelopment project being rolled out by the Railways.

02 Feb 2018

Remembering Khushwant Singh on his 103rd birth anniversary

How does one eulogize a writer who penned his own obituary and epitaph in his prime?

25 Jan 2018

Republic Day 2018: List of Padma awardees

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today released names of eminent persons who would receive the 2018 Padma awards on 26th January.

04 Dec 2017

Celebrity News
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away today at the age of 79. He is survived by his three children Karan, Kunal and Sanjana Kapoor.

16 Nov 2017

Revisiting Pullela Gopichand's contributions to Indian badminton on his birthday

As the Indian badminton super coach Pullela Gopichand turns 44 today, a bilingual biopic about his life journey has been announced and will be presented by Fox Star Studios in collaboration with Abundantia Entertainment.

25 Oct 2017

Celebrity News
Thumri Queen Girija Devi, 'pride of Banaras Gharana', dead

Eminent classical singer Girija Devi, the 'Queen of Thumri', passed away in Kolkata yesterday after a cardiac arrest. She was 88.

11 Oct 2017

Anupam Kher appointed new FTII chairman

Actor Anupam Kher has been appointed the new chairman of Pune's Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

20 Sep 2017

Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan

BCCI has nominated Mahendra Singh Dhoni for Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award.

29 Aug 2017

It's National Sports Day, the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand

To commemorate the birth anniversary of field hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, Indian government, in 2012, designated the 29th of August as "National Sports Day."

24 Jul 2017

Ex-ISRO chief UR Rao passes away

The man behind Aryabhatta, the internationally-renowned space scientist UR Rao passed away in the wee hours of Monday morning.

01 Jun 2017

Ramchandra Guha resigns from BCCI's Committee of Administrators

Ramchandra Guha, one of the four members of Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), resigned today from his post citing personal reasons.

19 May 2017

Ruskin Bond's 83rd birthday- Know the beloved writer

Ruskin Bond, the well loved Indian-born British author of popular short-stories and fiction turned 83 today.

31 Mar 2017

Virat Kohli
Padma awards 2017: Virat Kohli among 39 who receive awards

The Padma awards, announced earlier this year, were handed out to 39 of total 89 awardees, at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

30 Mar 2017

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was presented with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

29 Mar 2017

QNet scam: SC grants bail to Michael Ferreira

The Supreme Court ordered the release of Michael Ferreira in the QNet multi-level marketing scam. The court ordered Ferreira's release along with his business partner Malcolm Desai on a bond of Rs. 25,000 each.

18 Mar 2017

Arjuna Award
Abhinav Bindra opens up about his neurological medical condition

Olympic shooter Abhinav Bindra opened up about a serious neurological-medical condition he suffered from in 2014.

01 Feb 2017

BCCI: New administrators met for the first time

After being appointed as the administrators for the BCCI, the new members met for the first time at IDFC Bank's premises in Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai.

25 Jan 2017

Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:

25 Jan 2017

MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list

Central Government has cleared names of India's Olympians Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu and her coach, P Gopichand for this year's Padma Awards.

28 Dec 2016

Navi Mumbai
Mumbai: a city for outsiders, an emotion for Mumbaikars!

Seizure of new currency notes continues to make headlines as police seized Rs.45 lakh in Rs.2000 currency notes from Thane, on Tuesday.

23 Dec 2016

Mary Kom honoured with 'Legends Award' by the AIBA

Celebrated Indian boxer and five-time world champion MC Mary Kom was honoured by the AIBA (International Boxing Federation) during its 70th anniversary at Montreux, Switzerland.

22 Nov 2016

Tamil Nadu
Carnatic music legend M Balamuralikrishna passes away

Expert Carnatic musician Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna passed away in Chennai; he was 86 years old.

19 Oct 2016

Billiards champion Michael Ferreira arrested in QNet scam

Former Billiards champion and Padma Bhushan awardee Michael Ferreira, along with three other directors of QNest India, was arrested in connection to the multi crore QNet scam.

13 Sep 2016

AM Naik names SN Subrahmanyan as his successor at L&T

Ending all the speculation around his succession, L&T's Chairman AM Naik said that SN Subrahmanyan, the Dy. Managing Director and President of the company would take over after him.

12 Sep 2016

Nandan Nilekani's impetus to a dozen startups

Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys, has invested $50 million in 11 start-ups in a little more than a year and has committed to investing $25 million more.

07 Sep 2016

Padma Bhushan for Sushil Kumar?

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended two time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar's name for this year's Padma Bhushan Award.